Melbourne City Link, Australia

Design, construction, financing and operation of a fully electronic toll motorway, totalling 25 km.

Client: State of Victoria
Funding: Bank debt Equity
Concession company: Transurban City Link Pty Ltd
Beginning of the works: March 1996
Opening to traffic: August 1999 (Western Link)
Tolling commenced: January 2000
Complete project: December 2000

Project overview

  • Western Link largely elevated and Southern Link with 2 tunnels totalling 5.1 km,
  • Widening of Tullamarine Freeway and South Eastern Arterial
  • Total project cost approximately : Aus$ 1.8 billion

Our missions

Consortium member

Investment in the project vehicle Transurban and together with Transfield in charge of:

  • operation (incorporation of a special purpose Arterial operating company "Translink Operations")
  • supplying of the Electronic Toll & Traffic Management (ETTM) System (through "Translink Systems") including multilan freeflow tolling system and 600,000 transponders


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